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Accella Rebrands Businesses


                       Accella Performance Materials Announces Name Changes to Business Units


                                New name reflects Polyurethane Core Competency Scale And Focus


  1. LOUIS, MO – December 16, 2015 – Accella Performance Materials, a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes and recycled rubber products today announced the renaming of several core businesses to Accella Polyurethane Systems including, IPS Polymer Systems, MarChem, Arnco Performance Polymers, Premium Spray Products, Burtin Polymer Laboratories; and its ArncoPathway and Zeus Tire Fill businesses to Accella Tire Fill Systems. The name changes will be effective January 1, 2016. Accella is a leading manufacturer of Polyurethane coatings, binders, elastomers, foams both rigid and flexible, and polyurea sprays, as well as recycled rubber products. 

“The new name better reflects Accella’s strategy to build the leading polyurethane systems house. In combining national manufacturing locations with a national sales network, we provide the speed and scale to enhance our customer’s performance and profitability,” remarked Andy Harris, President and CEO of Accella Performance Materials.

Chris Brink, Vice President – Accella Polyurethane Systems, added; “We are very pleased to realize the synergies these companies provide to the Accella group and the value it provides to our customers. We will continue to provide the high quality, best in class technology and brands, now with even greater focus and energy.”

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Joe Negrey, Vice President – Accella Tire Fill Systems, also commented, “Our new name reflects the global presence and competency of former ArncoPathway and Zeus tire fill products. Now serving three continents with local manufacturing, we are the leading provider of tire productivity solutions in the world.”

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About Accella Performance Materials

Rebranded from Dash Multi-Corp which was founded in 1973 in St. Louis, MO, Accella is a leading manufacturer of custom formulated polyurethane systems and recycled rubber products. The polyurethane business is focused on foams, coatings, adhesives, tire fill, sealants and elastomers. The recycled rubber products business manufactures recycled tire crumb, custom colored EPDM granules, equine matting, athletic flooring, playground surfacing and custom molded products. With the acquisition of Premium Spray Products and Burtin Polymer Labs, the company manufactures in eight production facilities across the United States, one in Europe and one in China. To learn more about Accella Performance Materials go to

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